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Hillsboro, Indiana

Hillsboro
Town
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Fountain County's location in Indiana
Hillsboro is located in Fountain County, Indiana
Hillsboro
Hillsboro
Hillsboro's location in Fountain County
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Indiana
County Fountain
Township Cain
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 538
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 534
 • Density 1,735.5/sq mi (670.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47949
Area code(s) 765
FIPS code 18-33862[4]
GNIS feature ID 0436216[5]
Website http://hillsboroindiana.com/

Hillsboro is a town in Cain Township, Fountain County, Indiana, United States. The population was 538 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The post office was established in 1829 as Hillsborough.[6] It was named from the terrain.[7]

Geography

Hillsboro is located at (40.108638, -87.159062).[8] It is at the intersection of U.S. Route 136 and State Road 341, about a mile south of Interstate 74.

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 538 people, 207 households, and 150 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,735.5 inhabitants per square mile (670.1/km2). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 748.4 per square mile (289.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.7% Native American, 1.9% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population.

There were 207 households of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.5% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the town was 38.2 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 13% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 489 people, 188 households, and 140 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,527.5 people per square mile (590.0/km²). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 659.1 per square mile (254.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.39% White, 0.20% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 188 households out of which 37.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,806, and the median income for a family was $46,458. Males had a median income of $30,547 versus $23,611 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,630. About 8.5% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.7% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "Places: Indiana". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files.  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ "Fountain County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 September 2014. 
  7. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 164.  
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  

External links

  • Town of Hillsboro, Indiana website
  • Southeast Fountain Community Foundation
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